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Checklist of the Lichens of Australia and its Island Territories
Introduction | A–D | E–O | P–R | S–Z | Oceanic Islands | References
Pertusaria scaberula A.W.Archer
  Mycotaxon 41: 240 (1991)
T: Sassafras Ck, Springwood, 65 km W of Sydney, N.S.W., 33°43’S, 150°34’E, 16 July 1988, A.W.Archer P8; holo: NSW.
  Thallus off-white to greyish white, thin, areolate and cracked, smooth. Isidia absent. Soralia conspicuous, white, becoming numerous towards the thallus centre, flattened and disciform, 0.5–1.5 mm wide. Apothecia not seen. CHEMISTRY: Thallus K+ yellow, KC–, C–, Pd+ yellow; containing thamnolic acid (major), ±lichexanthone (major); rarely with additional norstictic acid.
  A corticolous species in W.A., Qld, N.S.W. and Vic.; also in Papua New Guinea and Norfolk Is.  
  Archer (2004b)  

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